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Worcester YWCA eyes $23M renovation

YWCA of Central Massachusetts has kicked off a capital campaign to raise funds for a $23.4-million renovation project of its downtown Worcester facility.

UMass Memorial Health Care marks 20 years

Grant Welker |

UMass Medical Center and Memorial Hospital merged two decades ago, wanting to keep local control and changing health care in the region.

Church preservation group to appeal judge's denial of injunction to halt demolition

Zachary Comeau |

A group of citizens trying to prevent the demolition of the Notre Dame church in Worcester will appeal a judge's decision to deny the group's injunction against the property owner.

O'Sullivan: Worcester is on the biotech map

According to Kevin O'Sullivan, the head of MBI, Worcester has arrived as a biotech destination with the recent announcement of a Chinese biotech's planned $60 million facility.

WBDC seeks demolition of old State Hospital building

Grant Welker |

The Worcester Business Development Corp. is seeking to demolish a long-vacant part of the former Worcester State Hospital now that a Chinese biomanufacturer has signed an agreement to locate there.

Judge denies injunction to stop Notre Dame demolition

Zachary Comeau |

A Worcester Superior Court judge has denied a preservation group's motion for an injunction to delay the demolition of Notre Dame church, dealing a blow and perhaps sealing the fate of the...

Baker signs $623M life sciences bill

Zachary Comeau |

Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed a $623-million life sciences bond bill to provide funding for education, research and development and workforce training for the industry.

Last-ditch injunction hearing urges Notre Dame preservation

Zachary Comeau |

A judge will issue a ruling on an injunction to delay demolition of the Notre Dame des Canadiens church.

AC Hotel to hold grand opening Thursday

The AC Hotel at 125 Front St. is hosting a grand opening at 5 p.m. today.

Location, Inc. opens in Mercantile Center

Data sciences company Location, Inc. has opened its new headquarters in a newly renovated space in the Mercantile Center.

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